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First Beach Rugby Field in Rio Inaugurated in Copacabana

By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A day after Olympic Day, the celebrations of sport continue as a new beach rugby field has been inaugurated at Rio's world famous Copacabana beach on June 24th. The pitch is Brazil's first permanent beach rugby field and is open to the public and free to use. It is set to stay at the beach until at least the Olympic Games in August 2016.

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